Spring 2021 Outdoor Soccer League

WSA 2021 SPRING LEAGUE INFORMATION

SCHEDULE

  • WSA’s Spring Outdoor League will play between February 27, 2021, through May 8, 2021
  • Games will be scheduled on Saturdays & Sundays
  • Games postponed due to weather to be rescheduled on weekdays
  • Schedules will be posted in the TeamSnap app by the end of the day, February 15, 2021
  • No play: Easter Weekend

Spring League Key Dates:

January 1 – Registration Opens
January 31 – Rosters Due
January 31 – Registration Closes
February 8 – Coaches Meeting
February 15 – Schedules posted by the end of day
February 22 – Practices begin
February 27 – Games begins
April 3 – No Play Easter Weekend
May 8 – Games end


AGES & DIVISIONS

  • Registration will be made by the birth year of the player 
  • The U6 division season will consist of 8 (40 minute) practices and 8 games
  • The season will consist of 10 practices and 10 games for U8 and up divisions

2020/2021 Divisions

U6 – 2015 & 2016 birth years
U8 – 2013 & 2014 birth years
U10 – 2011 & 2012 birth years
U12 – 2009 & 2010 birth years
U14 2007 & 2008 birth years


TEAM ROSTER
Coaches wishing to create a team must submit their roster prior to January 31. If no roster is submitted, players will be auto-rostered. If space remains on your roster, players may be added to it from general registration as needed. SUBMIT A ROSTER

 

COST PER INDIVIDUAL: Payment is due at registration.
U8 and Up: $95 per player
U6 Division: $75 per player

WSA LEAGUE GAME MODELS, RULES, AND LAWS OF THE GAME

U6 & U8 game model will be 4v4, 2 x 20-minute halves and use either size 3 or 4 balls, a max roster of 8 players
U10 game model will be 7v7, 2 x 25-minute halves and use size 4 ball, a max roster of 12 players
U12 game model will be 9v9, 2 x 30-minute halves and use size 4 ball, a max roster of 16 players
U14 game model will be 11v11, 2 x 35-minute halves and use size 5 ball, a max roster of 18 players

The WSA will abide by FIFA Laws of the Game unless otherwise noted herein:

  1. League matches can end in ties
  2. A game is considered final if it is canceled for any reason after one half has been completed

U6 & U8: 4v4 Game Model

  1. No offsides will be called
  2. No penalty kicks will be awarded
  3. No goalies, only field players
  4. All out of bounds restarts will be kicks (corner kicks, goals kicks, kick-ins or dribble-ins) There will be no throw-ins, which encourages players to not bunch up and coaches being able to teach spacing. It will be up to the player/coach if a sideline out of bounds is restarted with a kick-in or dribble-in

U10: 7v7 Game Model

  1. No offsides will be called
  2. Penalty kicks can be awarded
  3. A build-out line will be used to promote the goalkeeper to play the ball out of the back in an unpressured setting
  4. After the goalkeeper secures the ball with their hands, the opposing team should establish their tactical formation behind the build out line, then the goalkeeper can pass from the ground, throw or roll the ball back into play (punts and drop kicks are not allowed)
  5. After the goalkeeper puts the ball into the play, the opposing team can cross the build-out line, and play resumes as normal
  6. Ideally, the goalkeeper will wait until the opposing teams get established behind the build-out line, however, the goalkeeper can pass from the ground, throw or roll the ball into play at any time after securing the ball with their hands, but the goalkeeper does this accepting where the opponents are on the field and the consequence of how play resumes

U12: 9v9 Game Model

  1. Offsides will be called
  2. A 9v9 game may not start, or continue to be played if either team has less than 6 players

U14: 11v11 Game Model

  1. All 11v11 games will be governed by FIFA Laws of The Game
  2. A 11v11 game may not start, or continue to be played if either team has less than 8 players